RULE NO. 17 PETITIONS FOR DEFERRED PROSECUTION A. In accordance with chapter 10.05 RCW, a defendant may petition the court for a deferred prosecution on misdemeanor and gross misdemeanors. Unless otherwise approved by the court, the defendant shall notify the court of his/her desire to petition for deferred prosecution at the time of the scheduled pretrial. At such time, the defendant shall schedule a date at which time said petition will be reviewed. At the hearing, the defendant shall present the court and the prosecuting attorney with a petition and an order for deferred prosecution and a confession and waiver of rights. (Effective Date: 01/07/87; Amended 09/01/91)
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